Director of the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program and the Centre for Health Wellness and Cancer Survivorship (ELLICSR), Princess Margaret cancer CentreDr. Jennifer Jones is the Director of the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program and the Centre for Health Wellness and Cancer Survivorship (ELLICSR) at the Princess Margaret cancer Centre. In addition, she is a Scientist in the Ontario Cancer Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry (primary) and the Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health (cross-appointment), at University of Toronto.
Dr. Jones’ most recent scholarly and professional activities have clustered around Translational research to inform clinical survivorship care. This research platform specifically focuses on examining new approaches to predict, prevent and manage long-term adverse effects of cancer and its treatment and evaluating innovative models of follow-up care and support. Including: i) Assessment of the prevalence and impact of long-term and late physical and psychosocial effects of cancer and its treatment; ii) Development and evaluation of sustainable and cost-effective psychosocial and self-management interventions for patients and their families along with innovative models of survivorship care; 3) Integration of evidence into daily clinical practice through the development of integrated KT models and education.